Study results help optimize bandage lens fit after keratoprosthesis surgery

ORLANDO, Fla. – When only one-third of patients were successfully fit with an extended-wear hydrogel contact lens after surgery with the Boston Keratoprosthesis Type 1, those results allowed clinicians to alter the design to achieve a 63% success rate.Julia Theodossiades, of the Contact Lens Service at the Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, and colleagues reported in a poster here at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting that 16 patients at the Moorfields Eye Hospital received a methafilcon A 55% bandage contact lens at the time of surgery.

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